General

What should I read first?

As I mention on the landing page, my recommendations are to start with Earthrise, Mindtouch, or An Heir to Thorns and Steel, which are my bestselling books. If you’ve never read anything by me, and want science fiction, start with one of these two: Mindtouch for pastoral/gentle, and Earthrise for adventure. They’re set in the same universe (the Pelted setting), so if you liked one of them, you can move on to the other when you’re done. If you prefer fantasy, go with An Heir to Thorns and Steel. You can see the rest of my novels, coloring books, and children’s books on the Books page.

Why doesn’t my favorite book have an audio edition?

Ebooks are inexpensive to produce compared to the average audio edition. I don’t usually issue audio editions unless a series is doing well enough to justify the expense, which can run into four figures for audio.

Is writing/art your full-time job?

Yes, yes indeed. You can read my ‘going full-time’ post here.

Why should I join your Patreon or Locals?

If you’ve ever thought ‘it would be cool to know what’s an author’s working on before anyone else, and maybe even help suggest what she should do next’, then I recommend my communities! Your patronage makes it possible for me to write projects that would otherwise be too niche to justify, like more Kherishdar novels, or to take chances on new projects. Lots of people wish they could make a serious difference in an artists’ career. This is one way you can.

Want a more in-depth analysis of the effect of patronage on an artist’s income? Read this post.

What’s your fanworks policy?

My fanworks policy can be found here.

I found a typo/possible continuity problem! What should I do?

Please use the wiki page to report a typo or continuity issue! Note that it is impractical to correct single typos (particularly for books with print and audio editions), so I don’t usually address minor errors until and unless I do a new edition. I am in good company though… I caught six typos in The Hobbit before I stopped counting!